This two-part workshop series will introduce students to the basics of spreadsheet (Excel) concepts and techniques to solve business related problems. You must be able to attend both sessions (Sunday, April 14th and Sunday, April 21st). LIMITED TO 20 students - lunch will be provided! Topics covered across the two sessions include:
1. Spreadsheet Basics - creating a simple spreadsheet, relative/absolute cell referencing, using functions, using multiple worksheets; simple data analysis.
2. Decision Making with Spreadsheets - using Boolean logical operators/functions.
3. Financial and Date Functions - solving problems with variable inputs, financial and date computations using reference.
4. Programming/Modeling - using spreadsheets and formula auditing for complex problems.
Upon completion of this two-part workshop, participants will:
-Be competent with programming spreadsheets by appropriately using simple and nested functions, including logical and numerical functions, basic statistical functions, time and date functions, and table lookup functions.
-Be competent with designing/engineering spreadsheets to minimize errors in construction and modification, including appropriately using relative/absolute cell referencing.
-Be competent with applying sound spreadsheet engineering principles in business contexts such as pro forma income and balance sheets, basic analysis of large data sets, and fundamental computations for financial, marketing, and operational analysis.
-Be competent with using spreadsheets to effectively communicate their purpose and process, both on the computer and on paper.
-Be competent with using spreadsheets to effectively communicate results using appropriate numerical and graphical tools.
Check out these opportunities to meet with Denison Alumni in the industries of Wealth Management, Corporate and Commercial Real Estate, Consulting, Data Analytics, Investment Research and Non-Profit. These sessions will allow you to learn about the work they do, and the skills and experiences their industries look for when hiring young talent.
George Jackoboice ‘91, President of Monarch Holdings, Partner & Co-Founder of Bridge Street Capital Partners
David Gewant ‘90, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Pure Portfolios
Greg Taylor ‘86, CEO of Mason Company
Winters Heafey ‘14, Advisor at Cresa Denver
Kevin Vassily ‘89, Advisor at Go Capture
Doug Jones ‘85, JA Investments
***The Knowlton Center does not endorse or support missing class for this event. If you would like to attend but will need to miss a class to do so, please speak with your faculty member prior to registration to obtain approval. ***
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Abuzz is also for a Campus Ambassador, which you can apply to here: https://denison.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2493861
Free food will be provided at the event.